I want to quote the message which was sent to me by a PGG reader a few days ago asking what is the best way to whiten skin for men:

“Hi Chris. i just wanna know if you guys are also frustrated in getting white skin.are there advantages if you got fairer skin? Would you consider taking whitening pills like *********? Hope you can make an entry about this. Thanks.”

Well, first of all I would like to say thanks to the reader for sending me his question which I am very happy to answer.


The only advantage of having white skin which we are all aware of is that you have a tendency to become a “head-turner”. This is not necessarily because people find you attractive, but because you stand-out from the rest of the crowd where everyone else has this tan “kayumanggi” complexion.


Personally, I don’t think it makes a lot of difference whether you have dark skin or white skin especially if you are a guy. This is because according to surveys, some Filipino women are attracted to men with white skin tone while others are attracted to men with dark skin tone. But if you want some tips on how to improve your looks when it comes to skin here are some of my suggestions:

1. Wash your face
Your face is the first thing that other people notice. More than anything else, it’s very important to keep your face pimple-free and acne-free. Wash your face at least twice a day. Using Master DermaClear-C to remove pimples is effective for me. You could try that too.

2. You can try to use whitening soaps
If you want to whiten your skin, I suggest you try whitening soaps since these are safe and effective to use. Remember to choose one which is dermatologically-tested.
You could also check out Nivea for Men products. Though I haven’t tried it, I’ve received feedback that it’s good.

Nivea for Men advertisement saying football players
should use Nivea whitening if they have sensitive skin
3. Eat Fruits and Veggies
Aside from keeping you healthy, eating fruits and vegetables is known to make a person’s skin glow. So make sure to include them in your daily diet.
4. Pills for whitening – not recommended
I do not recommend taking pills for whitening. These could have side-effects which may or may not be known to date. These are expensive too.
If anyone else have tried ways on how to whiten skin you could share your thoughts by posting a comment. Hope this helps.


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